Law Firm Employee Found Guilty on 385 Counts of Fraud


On Wednesday, the SAPS said in a statement that Marlize Kellerman (38), a law firm employee was found guilty on 385 counts of fraud.

Kellerman was sentenced to nine years of direct imprisonment by the Specialized Commercial Crimes Court in Bellville on Tuesday, 6 February.

The investigation started in 2018 by the Western Cape Serious Commercial Crime Investigations. Kellerman allegedly misappropriated trust funds which belonged to a client of her previous employer. She managed to steal over R4.6 million from the Law firm where she was employed.